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Old 05-08-2007, 01:02 PM   #31
oskar
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I love VLC as a video player but i find other audio players have an interface better suited towards music players.
What I like is that I can drag a folder into it, and it will show as a folder. I almost only have full albums organized in folders, and when my collection is sorted by id3 tags some tracks are messed up. - Especially with cd's I ripped that couldn't be found in any online database - which are quite alot.
That's why it is still my favorite player in windows.
I'm currently jumping around between amarok and banshee.
What I'm missing in both players is a view option that shows me a tree view of artists/albums like in a real life cd collection.
And a compressor/normalizer would be great for some bootleg live recordings That's what I still use vlc for.

But I got so used to the last.fm, wikipedia, ipod, searching and updating features that I couldn't imagine using a minimal audio player for every day use.

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Old 05-08-2007, 02:03 PM   #32
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inspired by this thread I searched for other players, and found this:
http://www.listen-project.org/gallery

It was in the ubuntu repos, so I tried it...
I really like the layout so far. - And the lyrics thing actually works.

The most awesome part is the dynamic playlist, and that the playlist always stays in view unlike in amarok, where you have to click your way back to it.
What it does when it's activated (checkbox on the left bottom corner) it will automatically add new tracks, and I think it's doing it via the last.fm database. I'm not shure yet, but the songs it adds seem somewhat related to the last ones played.
For example, It's now playing Mike Stern - The next ones are Hancock, Cobahm, Vital Information... and Billy Holiday - well it has to end somewhere.

Last edited by oskar; 05-08-2007 at 06:03 PM.
 
  


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